Other common names:
Atlantic Goldenrod, Cut-leaved Goldenrod|
Other scientific names:
Solidago harrisii, Solidago muhlenbergii, Solidago vaseyi
Composite Family (Asteraceae)
Lower leaves like those of Zigzag Goldenrod.
Zigzag Goldenrod (Solidago flexicaulis) - leaves similar.
Summer, Autumn; Yellow; Indistinguishable parts (petals); Yellow; late summer & fall.
Fields and Open Areas; Forest & field.
Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 446
Peterson's Field Guide to Wildflowers: 192
Rare and threatened - found at only a few sites in southern Ontario.
Can be confused with Zigzag Goldenrod (Solidago flexicaulis). If you think you have found Sharp-leaved Goldenrod, examine it carefully to see if it in fact Zigzag Goldenrod.
Goldenrod & Ragweed, from The Monday Garden, by Sue Sweeney
Goldenrod, Ragweed and Mugwort, from The Monday Garden, by Sue Sweeney
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